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Medal Portraying Queen Louise d'Orléans, on the Occasion of the Founding of the Church of Laken, 1854

  • bronze
  • 74.7 mm
  • Inv. 1921-DU

Public Domain

This portrait medal with the image of Queen Louise d'Orléans was struck on the occasion of the foundation of the Church of Our Lady of Laeken. The reverse shows the church. Leopold Wiener used for this side the stamp engraved by his brother Jacques. Both medals are samples of the great craftsmanship of the talented Wiener family.

Artist

Jacob Wiener RKD
Kamp-Lintfort 1815 - Brussels 1899
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Leopold Wiener RKD
Venlo 1823 - Brussels 1891
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Title Medal Portraying Queen Louise d'Orléans, on the Occasion of the Founding of the Church of Laken
Date 1854
Period 19th century
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings name and year on the front side: LOUISE M: TH: C: IS: d' ORLÉANS REINE DES BELGES NÉE À PALERME LE 3 AVRIL 1812 DÉCÉDÉE À OSTENDE LE 11 8BRE 1850
name on the front side: LEOPOLD WIENER
text on the reverse: ÉRIGÉE À LAEKEN PAR SOUSCRIPTION NATIONALE. / ARRTÉ ROYAL DU 14 OCT: 1850. LOI DU 21 JUIN 1853. POSE DE LA PREMIERE PIERRE 27 MAI 1854. ; J. POELAERT ARCH: / J. WIENER FEC:
Collection medals AAT
Object type portrait medal
Inventory number 1921-DU
Permalink https://mskgent.be/collection/work/data/1921-DU
IIIF Manifest https://imagehub.mskgent.be/iiif/3/8347/manifest.json
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Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300189808 figures (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11Q711 building of church Iconclass
11Q712 church (exterior) Iconclass
31A72 female sex; woman Iconclass
31D15 adult woman Iconclass
44BB113 king - BB - female ruler Iconclass
61BB2 historical persons - BB - woman Iconclass
61BB2(LOUISE MARIE OF BELGIUM) historical person (LOUISE MARIE OF BELGIUM) - BB - woman Iconclass
61E(BRUSSELS) names of cities and villages (BRUSSELS) Iconclass
61F(CHURCH OF OUR LADY) names of historical buildings, sites, streets, etc. (CHURCH OF OUR LADY) Iconclass
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